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Pitt's leading scorer, rebounder to play vs. Marquette

PITTSBURGH -- Pitt center Aaron Gray is expected to play
Sunday against Marquette (No. 24 AP) after missing two days of practice
because of an injured right wrist.

The 7-footer was held out of practice Thursday and Friday after
having 22 points and 19 rebounds in the No. 6 Panthers' 63-54
victory Tuesday over Connecticut. Gray was injured in a shootaround
several hours before the game.

"It's nothing worse than what it was when he played [against
UConn]," Pitt coach Jamie Dixon said. "You have to think that
things will be fine. It's just discomfort. I really don't know what
it is. It doesn't hurt any more than it did when he played with
it."

Gray, the Big East preseason player of the year, averages a
team-high 15.1 points and 10.3 rebounds. The Panthers (17-2, 5-0 in
Big East) have won seven consecutive games and are the only Big
East team that hasn't lost a conference game.